Tobacco smoking cessation intentions and preferences for quit support among clients of drug and alcohol treatment services in Australia

A Guillaumier, B Bonevski, A Shakeshaft, M Farrell, F Tzelepis, S Walsberger, C D'Este, C Paul, A Dunlop, A Searles, P Kelly, E Skelton

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Abstract

Introduction: In Australia 77-95% of people entering drug and alcohol
treatment smoke tobacco – five times the prevalence of the general adult
population. A commonly cited barrier to addressing smoking in this setting is the belief that clients are not interested in quitting.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberO789
Pages (from-to)S256-S257
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Journal of Behavioral Medicine
Volume23
Issue numberSuppl 1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2016
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Smoking Cessation
  • Quit Support
  • Drug and Alcohol Treatment

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